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 Chan’ticleer.Chaon’ian Food. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Chaonian Bird (The).
 
The dove So called because it delivered the oracles of Chaonia (Dodna).   1
       
“But the mild swallow none with toils infest,
And none the soft Chaonian bird molest.”
       
Ovid: Art of Love, ii.
 


 Chan’ticleer.Chaon’ian Food. 

 
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